Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

June 21, 2013
Today, the Louisiana Division of Administration and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals outlined a plan to address funding reductions included by the Legislature in the state’s final operating budget for fiscal year 2014, which begins July 1. Without these actions, DHH projects that it would face an approximately $25.9 million state general fund shortfall at current operating levels.
May 17, 2013
Agenda and recorded video from Provider Meeting that took place at DHH Headquarters on May 15, 2013.
May 10, 2013
DHH would like to recognize its nurses for the tremendous job they do each day in promoting public health and for the selfless care they provide during times of emergencies. This is National Nurses Week, May 6-12, set aside to honor all of America's 3.1 million registered nurses, including the more than 54,000 nurses in Louisiana. National Nurses Week is the time of year designated to recognize and celebrate these professionals and highlight the work they do every day to save lives and help people achieve better heath.
April 15, 2013
Agenda and recorded video from Provider Meeting that took place at DHH Headquarters on April 15, 2013.
December 14, 2012
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced mid-year reductions at the agency that will save $51.8 million in State General Fund for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. These reductions have a total impact of $82.6 million for this Fiscal Year, when federal funds that would be used to match affected programs and services are considered. DHH’s reductions are part of the State’s overall mid-year reduction plan that addresses the budget shortfall in the current fiscal year.
May 09, 2012
DHH is offering special recognition to its nursing staff during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, a week set aside to honor all of America’s 3.1 million registered nurses, including the more than 54,000 nurses in Louisiana.
April 23, 2012
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein visited the state’s first daytime health care facility, which offers a new health care option to Louisiana’s medically fragile children and their families.
April 11, 2012
Information for youth with special health care needs and disabilities.
March 06, 2012
It is time we Spread the Word to End the Word™ and build awareness for society to stop and think about its’ use of the R-word.